Waiting For Gal Gadot, An Excerpt

In honor of the first trailer for WW84, an excerpt from a parodic version of Samuel Beckett’s classic tragicomedy Waiting For Godot, adapted by me: Scene: A country road, on the planet Apokolips. A tree.  Evening. Helena, a Huntress, sits with Kara, a Kryptonian. HELENA: Do you remember the story of the two thieves? KARA: No.  HELENA: Shall…

OCCUPY ME Episode 2 Arrives!

Occupy Me is a new science-fiction audio drama/narrative podcast presented by Hard NOC Media/The Nerds Of Color and Melancholyball Media. Episode 2: “Internet Killed The Video Store” premieres today. The voice cast features Erin Quill, Britney Monae, Marc Abrigo, Jessika Rodrigues, Michael Ouyang, Andrea Guidry, Will Hammond, and Eric Cheung. Music by Timo Chen and…

Every MCU Threat To Humanity, In Haiku Form

Because there are so many Marvel movies, and of each it’s worth the trouble to ask, what are we fighting about, REALLY? IRON MANLebowski’s armorproves men in suits aren’t readyfor clean energy. INCREDIBLE HULKHulk need bigger Hulkto fight: literal toxicmasculinity. IRON MAN 2Russians are betterat whips, plus tech expos arenot actually fun. THORThor must stop…

This Embarrassingly Racist 4th Of July: The Dance Around The Census Question Elicits An Excellent Rachel Maddow Moment

Maddow’s mad. I watch her show enough to notice when she’s feeling extra-deeply about a thing. She has the skilled thespian’s ability to control her emotions while seeming like she’s not able to control them (or the reverse). It’s part of why she’s really good at television. Today she was mad-not-mad about a court ruling…

JESSICA JONES Season 3 & The Entire Marvel/Netflix Viewing Order In Haiku Form

This suggested viewing order prioritizes enjoyment over plot-point continuity, because watching for “the order things happen in” is the time-suckiest way, and not ultimately rewarding, because the shows are based on comic books, and as comics fans, we KNOW continuity to be a fool’s errand. JESSICA JONES Season 3 is effectively the last chapter of the Marvel-Netflix…